Atommash starts manufacturing equipment for Xudapu NPS
22 February 2021
Professionals of the Volgodonsk Branch of JSC “AEM-technology” have started manufacturing essential equipment for Xudapu NPS, unit No.3.
According to the contract, JSC “AEM-technology” is to manufacture and deliver two Generation 3+ VVER-1200 Reactor facilities, two sets of Steam generators, Reactor coolant pump set and Main circulation piping bodies and two Pressurizers. The total weight of the items will be about 6,000 tons.
The Reactor is the equipment of the first safety class. The Steam Generator is a heat exchanger that is part of a steam-generating unit. It is an item of the first safety class. The diameter of the item is more than 4 meters, its length is about 14 meters, its weight is 340 tons. Four Steam Generators are manufactured for each NPP power unit.
Xudapu NPS is located in Liaoning Province, PRC. Power units No. 3 and No. 4 are constructed according to the “NPP-2006” project and comply with the modern IAEA safety requirements. The design and construction of the facility are carried out by the Engineering division of the ROSATOM state corporation.